Dr. Ahmed Hankawi

Dr. Ahmed Hankawi

Managing Partner Corporate Commercial, Litigation
(+964) 781 500 1400 || (+964)773 013 0030

Ahmed serves as the Owner and CEO of Hinkawi Group of Companies and holds the position of Managing Partner at Etihad Law Firm Ltd. His foray into the legal arena began in 2018, culminating in the establishment of the firm in 2019. Beyond his corporate endeavors, Ahmed has become a notable figure, actively participating as a speaker in various conferences in Iraq, including the distinguished Nineveh Youth Leaders forum.


Hailing from Mosul, his hometown, Ahmed is deeply committed to community service. He dedicates his legal expertise to pro bono initiatives, particularly focusing on projects in the Mosul region, thereby contributing to the welfare of his local community. As a legal luminary, Ahmed provides crucial legal consultations to both local and international companies. His influence extends to the financial sector, where he plays a key role in overseeing the legal aspects of Exchange companies, ensuring compliance with Central Bank of Iraq (CBI) instructions.


Currently, he pursuing a Ph.D. in law, Ahmed’s academic pursuits complement his leadership at Etihad Law Firm Ltd and its sister companies. His expertise spans various legal domains, including Commercial, Litigation, Banking, and Personal Status. His experience in criminal cases as a litigator lawyer further demonstrates the breadth of his legal proficiency, encompassing execution matters, debt claims, labor compensations, eviction cases, and official document corrections.


Distinguished as an Official Arbitrator authorized by the Geneva for International Arbitration, Ahmed represents clients before both Arabic and International Arbitration Committees and Courts. His commitment to education is evident through his attainment of a diploma in Broadcaster Programs for Training, through which he conducts training courses in legal and other fields.


Having served as a lawyer and legal advisor for numerous international and local companies, Ahmed has built a reputation for adeptly navigating claims, disputes, and various facets of commercial law. His multifaceted career reflects not only his entrepreneurial spirit but also his dedication to advancing the legal profession.



  • Participate as speaker in conferences related to the education field to guide the new generations.
  • Acting in lawsuits related to Personal Status law such as legitimate allotment, divorce, marriage documentations.
  • Represent client in lawsuits before all the Iraqi courts and its levels the criminal and civil, labour and others.
  • Companies’ registration for local and international clients which is their capital is more than 100 Million IQD.
  • Share sale and transfer for companies starting from drafting contracts to the stage of submission with the Registrar of Companies, General Commission of Taxes and obtain tax clearance letter.
  • Review contracts and provide legal advices such as agreements of Lease, Partnership.
  • Drafting contracts for employees of energy sector including details about the safety procedures and insurance.
  • Advice on oil, gas, energy and constructions contracts.
  • Advise on WHT for contractors and released from Taxation authorities.
  • Advising on taxes matters such as release the dues, taxes calculations and others.
  • Represent Exchange Money companies as a legal advisor, handle their legal matters with the governmental directorates and Central Bank of Iraq.
  • Acting in sale and purchase of Real Estate, drafting the relevant sale contract, negotiate with the governmental directorates regarding the imposed fines considered as breaching to the law.
  • Provide legal advice regarding the contracts of FIDIC, Banks, Petroleum and Engineering.
  • Advise CMS law firm on advertising online for one of the technology companies.



  • Genève for International Arbitration
  • Iraqi Bar Association
  • Arab Bar Association
  • Iraqi Jurists Union
  • Arab Jurists Union
  • Arab Union for Arbitration and Settlement of Economy and Investment Dispute
  • Iraqi Engineering Union
  • Arab Engineering Union
  • International Academy for Mediation and Arbitration
  • International Trainer in the Norway Board
  • Trainer in the American institute for education applied